Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Guam, you would:
live 4.2 years longer
In Guam, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022. In Ireland, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 2.5 times more money
Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $89,700 as of 2020.
be 43.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Guam, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2001. In Ireland, however, that number is 13.1% as of 2018.
be 10.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Guam, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 69.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Guam, approximately 11.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2022.
have 33.6% fewer children
In Guam, there are approximately 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ireland, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 13.6% more likely to have internet access
In Guam, approximately 81.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Ireland, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
see 11.5 times more coastline
Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Guam? See an in-depth size comparison.